The Spirit Of A Mother

May 12, 2018

Quote of the Week

"The mother is everything - she is our consolation in sorrow, our hope in misery, and our strength in weakness. She is the source of love, mercy, sympathy, and forgiveness." - Kahlil Gibran

My Mother's Last Words To Me

They say, a mother's greatest gift is the love that she shares -- unconditional in presentation, and with the capacity to permeate even our deepest wounds. When fear and adversity threaten our place, still a mother's love is there. In this beautiful article, author Sohaib Alvi graciously shares his dying mother's final words. And, in doing so, he brilliantly captures the essence of what it means to be a mother. A real life narration of a mother's spirit that reflects the spirit of all mothers around us". [read more]

Reading Corner

Title: Mother: A Cradle to Hold Me
By: Maya Angelou
Ages: Adults

"With her signature eloquence and heartfelt appreciation, renowned poet and national treasure Maya Angelou celebrates the first woman we ever knew: Mother. “You were always the heart of happiness to me,” she acknowledges in this loving tribute, “Bringing nougats of glee / Sweets of open laughter."  From the beginnings of this profound relationship through teenage rebellion and, finally, to adulthood, where we stand to inherit timeless maternal wisdom, Angelou praises the patience, knowledge, and compassion of this remarkable parent." - Publishers

Be the Change

This Mother's Day, take the time our to share your love for your mother and make her feel truly special. You could write her a gratitude note, make her favorite breakfast and wake her with a warm morning tea & hugs & kisses. This Mother's Day, bring a smile on every person that holds a mother's spirit who crosses your path. If you're more inspired, do share your experience with us!